Puerto Banus – Shoe Shopping Heaven

Puerto-BanusAnyone travelling to Marbella will want to make the most of the wonderful Marina, impressive golden sands on the 23 beaches stretched along the 27 miles of Mediterranean coast line. The city is home to some of Europe’s best nightspots and this is one of the reasons it has been the playground of the rich and famous for some time.

Because it attracts a lot of fashion conscious people to its shores, Marbella has also become a place for shopping aficionados with great boutiques, centres and malls giving the shopper a wonderful experience.

One area in Marbella that has been made famous for shoe shopping in particular is Puerto Banus. Found in the southwest of Marbella, the luxury marina and shopping complex attracts visitors from all over the surrounding area. Built in 1970 by Jose Banus it has become one of the most popular attractions in the Costa del Sol among the famous and tourists pulling in over 5 million visitors per year.

The area has been populated with some of Marbella’s top bars and restaurants as well as the best shopping malls in the region. Car showrooms show off the latest high end cars from Ferrari’s to Rolls Royce in an area that has attracted stars like Hugh Hefner, Roman Polanski and Princess Grace of Monaco in the past.

The area is easily accessible by road so tourists can find their way easily if they have taken advantage of the great car hire options available to them in Puerto Banus. For more details on car rental in Puerto Banus click here.

As we mentioned the shopping in this area is incredible with many top designers setting up shop here including the inimitable Jimmy Choo who’s shop can be found at the end of front line port, close to the Louis Vuitton shop.

Jimmy Choo Puerto Banus

As well as being able to peruse the incredible Jimmy Choo collection there are shops from Dior, Carolin Herrera, Hermes, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Armani, Agent Provocateur, Versace and many more.

Being able to shop while enjoying the incredible weather that a break in Puerto Banus brings is a wonderful experience and what better way to finish a day of shoe shopping than by sitting back at a beach or Marina and enjoying a nice drink.